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Forum: Propellers 09-14-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Polish Prop

Having hard time keeping paint on prop any thoughts on polishing prop.Talked to Hartzell rep at OSH he thought it would be fine. Hope to hear from those that have been flying polished prop.
Thanks
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,699
Posted By 6 Gun
Cross country

Don't remember flying a 250 mile cross country as a requirement for my Inst. but it would do just fine.
Bob
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-10-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,439
Posted By 6 Gun
Starting

I had same problem and it was my impulse mag needing new points.Something to check.
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,699
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile RV-12 build

How do you make a small fortune in aviation ?
You start with a large fortune !
Bob
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-18-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Tip

Check the tip trailing edge to make sure its correct.
Bob
Forum: RV-10 08-13-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,312
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Jam

If the jam nuts are tight I don't see how it could move in the first place I have a RV6 and the plans just call for jam nuts why would the RV10 need safety wire and why would the 6 not ? Asking to...
Forum: Propellers 08-09-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Prop

Seems like if Catto is going to make blades for a CS prop and for RV's are all running Hartzells the Hartzell hub would be the logical choice for starting the program that way you could sell lots of...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-03-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,286
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Oil

Ok from this thread I learned that Mike says don't use synthetic oil.And synthetic oil wont support the lead in 100LL.Our aircraft engines run very hot and its a proven fact synthetic oil protects...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-01-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,286
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool TBO

CJ did your engine go to TBO also?
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,068
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile ground over heating

I have had cooling problems with oil temps on the ground for a while got caught in the Bow arrival last year had to shut down.So what to do I had a few ideas and went with cutting an 8"x 8" cowl flap...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 36,214
Posted By 6 Gun
OSH

I think the truth of the matter is the Ripon to Fisk has had its problems for a few years (I know it has for 5 years) with such a difference in speed in so many different kinds of aircraft.Here just...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 36,214
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Sunday

Well cheated death one more time from Ripon to Fisk!Im going to say this in a nice way if you think you have a problem with your plane or your low on gas or have a sick passanger there are at lest 5...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,101
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Landing

Me thinks that cheating
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-16-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,382
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Choke

I think I would call the manufacture on this that's a lot of choke.
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,456
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Arrival

If the one arrival is so great just think how much greater it would be to have two!90 knots is 103mph no champ much less a cub will come close to that and that r-22 helio was going real slow on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Marvel

To answer your question as to why people swear by it is because it has some good uses. It has been used since 1923 as an additive in fuel and oil it is mostly mineral spirits but it is also up to...
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-06-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile RV6

Great news you could not have built a better plane.
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,373
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Cover

Got mine from Van's light weight and great for traveling.
Bob
Forum: Propellers 05-30-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,453
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile prop

I will guess its going to come off as it looks like its part of old oring rubber.
Bob
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-23-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,335
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool high oil pres

when weather is cool its not unusual to have 100psi if you have 70 hot.
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,449
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Ride

I'm kind of partial to the RV6 best bang for the buck.I will just add one comment to the Rv6 recommendation the more Horse Power the better!
Bob
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-20-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,478
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Trip

Larry let me know when your stopping in North Florida if you stop at 2J9 and let me know ahead of time I will by you a tank of gas .
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Speed

Do you have all your fairings on your plane?
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,495
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Trim

I trim for level flight in cruise and never touch it for landing or takeoff !
Bob
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-10-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,478
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Wi

I guess what I was hinting at with the KOSH is if you don't land in Wi how can you claim 48 states.
Bob
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-10-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,844
Posted By 6 Gun
Wink Plug Wire

Thanks for posting I'm sure a lot of readers learned a lot .The OP did a good service less not hit him to hard were other wont post.
Bob
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-09-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,478
Posted By 6 Gun
Question USA

Wow great trip which airport in Wi. KOSH
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,686
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile vent

Might be a dirtdobber they put dirt in lines to build nest like concrete left my valve cover off while adjusting valves and got one in oil return had to make a new return line.Take cap off and see if...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,166
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile GA tax

Vans aircraft reps should be required to live in an RV with no permanent address and list company as mailing address.
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,768
Posted By 6 Gun
Flaps

100% flaps every time.
Bob
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-11-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By 6 Gun
Question GPS

You have to have GPSS to anticipate turns that requires Arinc 429 if you have the IF-740 provide gps info to efis and efis arinc to A/P then yes.Other wise it starts turns at way point .
Bob
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-07-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,869
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Preload

I read that story and reread it a few more times made some valid points but the failure rate has to be very small or it would be more well known.I think a bigger problem comes from cranks being...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,442
Posted By 6 Gun
?

Does it say in the planes to sand down the edges like that looks like it takes the strength away?
Bob
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-26-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,719
Posted By 6 Gun
engine

I have a stock 200hp angle valve and its 8.75 comp. and its a IO-360C1E6.
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,025
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Roof

The county that I rent from just replaced roof on hangar they used tin of a building they took down the holes did not line up with the beams in my hangar so there was about a thousand holes you could...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-21-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 23,397
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Color

I think color is the lest of concern for a new product that's going in an airplane that has dual ignition!The history of the old product is now not a factor and the new product will be tested by...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,164
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Brake Lines

You might want to rethink your brake line installation if your plans show a tee on firewall side and a line running all the way across the bottom of firewall on engine side just as easy to have a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,250
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Step

I started with a 6A project and converted to a 6 steps already in fuse cut 5" off steps with advice from Sam Bucanon glad I left them on wife uses them all the time and I find myself using them also....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,182
Posted By 6 Gun
Talking Climb

Went to the airport to have some fun this morning it was 47*F and calm warmed up and hit the stop watch on my phone and hit the gas off on the way to 10k started at 100mph around 2800'was at around...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,182
Posted By 6 Gun
Gear box

If the gear box is from turbo prop they need to talk to Hartzell about a special prop made for the record.
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,182
Posted By 6 Gun
Question Time to climb

After watching the YouTube on the time to climb record thought I might give it a try in the morning for the fun of it all.So I tried to find info on the different class of aircraft and the records...
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-06-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,815
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Gen

Go to the junk yard and get a motor out of a wreaked Prius engine and gen combo.
Bob
Forum: Safety 02-21-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By 6 Gun
Question OSH

I would hope that the people in power at OSH would give some thought to a second arrival procedure two runways why not a second point Ripon is getting a little crowded.
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,872
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile practice

I would say make every landing different forget pulling power at the numbers at a certain height learn to adjust to any situation and always make the first turn off.
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,392
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile EFIS

Hard to beat the GRT 7" EFIS for $1500 and the GRT eng monitor.
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,486
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Gear

Good job Steve for helping the 310 you meet the nicest people in RV's.
Bob
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-26-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,566
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile ALT

If they don't repair why not take it to the auto repair shop ? Or by a new one to fit 1987 Suzuki Samurai for $100 that's the alternator my plane power used.
Bob
Forum: RV-4 01-18-2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,012
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile wiring

Approach Stack install pro hub and they make harness for your radio and EFIS or any other acc.When you up grade in the future makes it easy.Good people.
Bob
Forum: RV-14 01-18-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,455
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile engine

Maybe you could find a Angle valve that needs overhauling buy new cylinder kits and have the case machined for larger cylinders and have a 390 engine.Cylinders for the 390 are cheaper than angle...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-06-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,580
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool OIL

Here is the test results from two different testing labs that came back with the same outcome for Aeroshell 15w50w aviation oil it was also wear tested showing it had very good wear protection .Now...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-04-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,267
Posted By 6 Gun
oil update

540 Rat has posted an oil analysis of the Aeroshell 15-50W at the top of section 4 showing additives.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,786
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile plane

Give it to me and I promise in writing me or my family will not sue you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By 6 Gun
trim

Take the wires off switch and take a 9v battery and set trim were you want it.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-03-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,267
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Oil Testing

I have been studying oil to try to come up with a auto oil for my Lycoming just resent I sent oil to a testing lab to analyze additive package for 15w-50w aeroshell have not received info yet.Also...
Forum: Reviews 12-29-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,081
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Adapters

When I bought adapters I went with Roberts because they are Naval Brass and its very close to the same expansion rate as aluminum not sure about other companies.
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,316
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool wires

I just changed from manual trim to electric and installed autopilot didn't have room to run wires through bottom bulkheads so I used holes were manual trim ran down left side of fuse painted a piece...
Forum: RV-12 12-18-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 23,507
Posted By 6 Gun
Angry Engine

The real question is were is the factory support this man has bought 2 engines a no one has lent a hand to help him from the factory or who ever he bought the engines from.The company he purchased...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,873
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile RV6

I would keep the RV9 and sleep in the hanger with it.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-11-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,715
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Plugs

I'm experimenting and so far temp range looks great and running on bottom with no fowling.Who knows how much more stress is being put on the coil and how much sooner it will fail changing the plugs...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-11-2017, 06:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,715
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Plugs

I have ran NGK auto plugs for last 100 hours on one of my slick mags gapped at out of the box .025 has worked very well and cost $2.30 each don't know how to post pics but if anyone wants to know how...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-09-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,205
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile RTV

RTV works so good I always insert and RTV and no worry's.
Bob
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-03-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 17,548
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Fairing

Hey you did some beautiful work and it looks great.My question is in a process like the bonding of the fairing I would think it is no stronger than the weakest link did you test the spot putty it...
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